Puducherry, Jun 6 UNI | 2 months ago

A 65-year-old woman was found murdered and her ornaments stolen at Kurumambet in Mettuppalayam police limit today.

According to police, Prema had announced that her house would be rented out and two people pretending to be seeking a rented house came to her. They gagged her and pasted packing tape on her mouth. They tied her hands and legs and stole ten sovereigns of her gold ornaments.

Prema was found dead later. It was not immediately known whether she was strangulated or she died due to breathlessness as her mouth and nose were covered with the tape.

Mettuppalayam police registered a case and started investigation.

(Posted on 06-06-2014)